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Southwark and Bermondsey (UK Parliament constituency)

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County  Greater London
Created from  Bermondsey, Peckham
Number of members  1
Replaced by  Bermondsey, Peckham, North Southwark and Bermondsey

Southwark and Bermondsey was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Bermondsey district of South London. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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History

The constituency was created for the 1983 general election and abolished for the 1997 general election. It had a single Member of Parliament throughout its existence, the Liberal Democrat (previously Liberal) Simon Hughes.

Boundaries

The London Borough of Southwark wards of Abbey, Bricklayers, Browning, Burgess, Cathedral, Chaucer, Dockyard, Riverside, and Rotherhithe.

Southwark and Bermondsey consisted of the northern part of the London Borough of Southwark. In 1997 it was largely replaced by the new North Southwark and Bermondsey constituency, with 290 electors moving to the Lewisham Deptford constituency.

References

Southwark and Bermondsey (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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